This festival has been cancelled. For details, and refund information, please see the statement issued by the organisers, below:-
SWINGAMAJIG 2018 IS CANCELLED/POSTPONED
Dear Swingamajig family
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Swingamajig Festival 2018 will no longer be going ahead as planned, due to circumstances beyond our control. Full refunds are available to all tickets buyers - but we will still be throwing a party on the bank holiday weekend - keep reading to find out more.
This year has been incredibly challenging for us. We lost a significant part of our previous site a few months ago when the Rainbow Warehouse lost its licence, and we had to completely rework the festival. Despite securing a new licensed layout and working day and night to keep the ship afloat, we have now been told that we can not have our main stage as planned. This makes it impossible for us to deliver the event you would expect and quite frankly we have too much respect and love for our crowd, to want to give you anything but the best.
As a team we are absolutely devastated, but we are determined to stay positive and are busily looking into our options for rescheduling. We would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support and (hopefully!) your understanding. We will be back - we don't know quite when yet but we'll let you know as soon as we can.
LET'S HAVE A BANK HOLIDAY PARTY ANYWAY.
We are going to put on an intimate, Swingamajig style 'Speakeasy bash' on Sunday 6th of May - to try and cheer you (and us) up a bit. The event will be held in Birmingham and feature the Electric Swing Circus and C@ In The H@ for starters.
REFUND OPTIONS AND INFORMATION
Everyone who has purchased tickets for Swingamajig Festival 2018 is entitled to a full, face value refund immediately (excluding booking fee). The TicketSellers have just sent out an email on our behalf, which gives you steps to follow, to claim your refund, as well as giving all Swingamajig ticket holders the chance to bag your spot at our replacement event, for £5. Please keep an eye out in your inbox for this email, bearing in mind it might be in your Promotions or Spam folders.
Once again, we want to say thank you from the very bottom of our hearts for your support so far. We apologise unreservedly for any disappointment this postponement causes. We hope to see as many of you as possible on the 6th May, regardless.
Lots (and lots!) of love, from your Swingamajig team x
Swingamajig returns for a 6th year to Birmingham, this year to Digbeth Arena, a newly licensed space on Lower Trinity Street in Digbeth, on bank holiday weekend Sunday 6th May 2018
A one day urban festival of Electro Swing, Gypsy Folk and Vintage Sounds Styles and mayhem. Taking the sounds and styles from the 1920′s and bringing them up to date with a modern twist they are going be partying like its 1929! Expect live bands, DJs, Burlesque, Swing Dancing Circus tricks, magic and more showcasing some of the most inventive and entertaining acts on the scene.
Slamboree have been announced as headliner, and other confirmed acts include King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Hong Kong Ping Pong, Electric Swing Circus, A Skillz, Oh My God! It's the Church, Uncle Frank, Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer, Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra, Johnny Kowalski & the Sexy Weirdos, Tuxedo Junction, Duke Skellington (Vaude Villainz - USA), Catjam, and many more.
There's also circus, burlesque, dance, magic and cabaret with Velma Von Bon Bon, Talulah Blue, Tension Breakers, Pye (Beatbox), Equador the Wizard, Bunny the Knife Thrower, 2 O'Clock Beauty Queens, Steamship Circus, The Swing Era, Athena Thrillme, Benjamin Cook & Michaela Delmonte, El Diablo, Loz Because, The Twin Swing, Jon Udry, Marc Lavelle, The Penniless Optimist, and Swing Patrol.
Tickets are currently priced at £30. Pricings operate on a tiered system, where prices go up as more tickets are sold.
This event is for over 18s only.
Swingamajig are taking over the streets of digbeth with 6 stages showcasing all sorts of vintage inspired music, entertainment, fashion food and more, all with a unique Swingamajig twist.
More information will be here when available.
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